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10c Bunker Hill 1775 by Trumbull stamp

United States Postal Service1975-06-17

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

The 10-cent Battle of Bunker Hill commemorative stamp was first placed on sale at Charlestown, Massachusetts, on June 17, 1975. The stamp commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill. This battle took place at the onset of the Revolutionary War and is considered a decisive turning point for the American colonies.

Bradbury Thompson designed the stamp, which was issued in sheets of forty, with an initial printing of 140 million.

Reference:
Postal Bulletin (May 1, 1975).

Bailyn, Bernard. "The Battle of Bunker Hill." The Massachusetts Historical Society.

Scott Catalogue USA: 1564
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Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 1980.2493.6030

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  • Title: 10c Bunker Hill 1775 by Trumbull stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1975-06-17
  • Subject Keywords: Bunker Hill, Trumbull, stamp
  • Medium: paper; ink

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